Gawker Shuts Down, Former Staff Shifts

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Gawker Media has been sold to Univision Holdings and has been shut down; Univision will continue to operate the rest of the Gawker-affiliated sites and the site’s founder and CEO Nick Denton has left the company now that the sale is final. Most of the site’s former staff will shift to the still-operating sites, including:

Additionally, former staff writer Andy Cush will move to to SPIN magazine starting in Sept. 6. Follow Deadspin on Twitter.

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